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Top Value Brands for Braises (News & Features)

{image_1}As the aromas pervade your home, the only thing that will keep you from jumping the gun and pulling the pot out of the oven too early is the fact that the aromas just keep getting better. Set it, forget it and spend the rest of the day...Read Full Story

Top Value Brands for Bread (News & Features)

{image_1}What's a more satisfying project for stay-at-home time than baking bread? Paired with some spreads and a glass of wine, it’s also the basis for a restorative meal. These wines are ideal matches, whether you’re making a leisurely lunch or a cheese board for your book...Read Full Story

Mexican-American Winemakers on Cinco de Mayo in Sonoma (News & Features)

On Tuesday, May 5, for the Cinco de Mayo holiday, Sonoma County Vintners hosted an online discussion with four of the region’s Mexican-American winemakers. The participating winemakers included Humberto Berlanga of The Family Coppola, Cecilia Enriquez of Enriquez Estate Wines, Theresa Heredia of Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery and Ana...Read Full Story

Top Value Brands for Beans (News & Features)

{image_1}Beans, beans, a glorious staple. They last forever—eat ’em whenever you’re able! Whether stewed with pork or blended into a silky soup, don’t skimp on the herbs and spices and you’ll end up with a hearty, comforting meal on your table. Earthy rusticity is...Read Full Story

Top Value Brands for Conservas (News & Features)

{image_1}Sometimes, the main event of dinner is stacked neatly in your pantry. Spend some time finding the right brands and these canned fish, meats and vegetables can take convenience to new heights—nothing like the casseroles of the 1950s that gave cheap canned goods a bad name. Pour...Read Full Story

Sustainable Shipping: Liviri Vino (News & Features)

Liviri, a division of Otter Products (the makers of OtterBox phone cases), has launched Liviri Vino, a reusable wine bottle shipper. Available in 4-...Read Full Story

Rieslingfeier Announces Charity Auction (News & Features)

{image_1}Spurred on by an initiative started by Rheinhessen winemakers Klaus Peter and Julia Keller, Rieslingfeier is holding a #wineloversagainstcorona charity auction. The five lots on offer include a case of well-aged sweet rieslings from the collection of former German wine importer Rudi Wiest as well as a 1995 Ch...Read Full Story

Armchair Travel Reading: Book Reviews from our April Issue (Book Review)

Reach for one or both of these books, recline the armchair and board your flight on Vicarious Airline. The New Wines of Mount Etna: An Insider’s Guide to the History and Rebirth of a Wine Region by Benjamin North Spencer; Gemelli Press; $25 {image_1}Mount Etna has...Read Full Story

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Funnels $1.2 Million into Community Aid Programs (News & Features)

{image_1}Sonoma County Vintners Foundation (SCVF), based in Santa Rosa, has tapped into its emergency relief fund in addition to its annual community grants to assist the local community amid the COVID-19 crisis. The foundation released an initial $145,000 to aid...Read Full Story

Napa Valley Vintners Offers Library Wines Online (News & Features)

Forced to close tasting rooms due to COVID-19, more than 150 members of the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) will offer library wines for sale online. The wines will only be available for March 30 and 31 and the sale will be conducted through the Read Full Story

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